Djamila Bouhired (جميلة بوحيرد) is a leading Algerian heroine and revolutionary. She fought in the war of national liberation (1954–1962) and has worked as a vocal activist in the movement for women’s rights in independent Algeria.
Women Warriors: Deborah Samson Gannett (1760-1827) - Notably taller than the average woman of her time, she disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Continental Army in 1778, during the American Revolutionary War. For more information, check out the Wiki link: en.wikipedia.org/...
CATHERINE HAMLIN ~ is an Australian obstetrician and gynaecologist famous for her work with poor, abandoned Ethiopian women suffering from the devastating childbirth injury, obstetric fistula. These women are mostly young, poor and abandoned by their families. Hamlin co-founded the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital with her late husband in 1974 pioneered a surgical technique over 40 years ago that is still used today. Over 35,000 patients have benefited from her care which is given free.
Julia Morgan Awarded 2014 AIA Gold Medal - Following her admission as the first woman to attend the prestigious Ecoles des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Morgan returned to her native state to become the first licensed female architect in California. She practiced for nearly 50 years, designing more than 700 buildings. Some of her most notable projects include the St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Berkeley, Asilomar YWCA in Pacific Grove, and The Hearst Castle in San Simeon.
Bella Savitsky Abzug (July 24, 1920 – March 31, 1998) was an American lawyer, Congresswoman, social activist and a leader of the Women's Movement. Abzug was also the first Jewish woman elected to the House of Representatives.
Original caption: 11/18/1933-Washington, D.C.: Sarah Roth, who took part in the anti-Hitler demonstration held in front of the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., Nov. 18, took this means of defying police. Her comrades chained her to a lamp-post so effectively that it took police almost half an hour to release her with the aid of a hacksaw, hammer and chisel. In the meantime, Sarah kept up a continuous harangue with police powerless to stop her. Fifteen Communists were arrested.